Day 165: Woolgathering
I guess as opposed to beachcombing, today I was woolgathering. In between accomplishing two loads of laundry (which, with today's appliances, isn't all that terribly difficult), I managed to miss an old friend's birthday... forget to call my son... Read more
Day 164: Beachcombing on a Distant Shore
Doncha know I've waited till the last minute - and now somebody's server wants to act up. I won't pretend to understand these things, but since Himself and I are on a household LAN and we're both having trouble... it's our router (possible) or s... Read more
Day 163, Part 2: Baseball, hotdogs, apple pie, and... American cars.
"Katie Casey was baseball mad,
Had the fever and had it bad..."
A few years ago, Himself and I went to Cooperstown, to the Baseball Hall of Fame. (With a once-upon-a-time effort at a lit degree, I might be excused for explaining that it w... Read more
Day 163, Part 1: News feature...
Back in the days of my youth (!) my breakfast consisted of coffee, some kind of food (usually cereal or toast), and newspapers. I needed my daily newspaper fix almost as much as I needed the daily caffeine.
These days, the internet takes th... Read more
Day 162: Patchwork Day
No, I don't quilt, but today has been a patchwork of this and that, one thing and another - bits and pieces that somehow fit together to make A Day.
There was a festival in the village (some call it 'Rose Queen' while others call it 'May Qu... Read more
Day 161: Short One...
I've got nearly two-dozen windows open on my computer (it is to laff) while I jump from one to another putting more ancestry together. What the hey, it's a labor of love.
Not much by way of updates, except I posted resignation letters to tw... Read more
Day 160: Dollars Are Few...
...and far between, but it was definitely another day.
First, at 9 AM the realtor called to say someone wanted to see the house. After a bit of back and forth (they wanted 11 AM, we wanted 6 PM--!) we compromised at 2 PM. Himself got the gr... Read more
Day 161: An UnBlog
'member the blog-that-was-no-blog? Yes. Like this one.
Himself is better, I've gotten sick - we seem to take it in turns. Lord help us if we're both ever incapacitated at the same time--!
Other than that, I spent the day on Ancestry. V... Read more
Day 160: STRESS - and Stuff Like That There
We had our two appointments today at the GP's. Himself saw 'the real doctor' about his neck - same Rx as last time - and I saw the practice nurse for a check to see how I'm getting on without the Rx I was taking. Remember last week when my BP wa... Read more
Day 157: ARGHHH!!!
The usual gripes and groans: yes, it's been cloudy most of the day... yes, it's rained several times... and no, I didn't accomplish much.
Monday is (as frequent readers probably recognize) grocery day. Today was not one of those awake-befor... Read more
Day 158, Part 2: I Just Don't Know--
--where the day went. I've spent most of it on Ancestry. Oh, there was the usual meals... tidying... and neighbors dropped by, but basically, the day was spent lost in census records and whatever other documentation I could find.
Boy, some ... Read more
Day 157, Part 1: Let's See the Rest of the Pix--!
Hope that title doesn't mislead anyone, now that I think on it. Pictures of places and things, not me or 'before&after' or anything, lol...
Oh, and also while I think of it - yes, Lecates, this is indeed the location for filming exteriors o... Read more
Day 156, Part 2: Finale
Not the finale of the pictures - just of the day. I'm running late, and (tell the truth and shame the Devil, lol) I nearly forgot to do an evening blog at all.
I've been on the phone to my aunt (for the better part of two hours - geez, Hims... Read more
Day 156, Part 1: Bit Faster...
Loading the pictures, that is, lol. I 'tested' it with changing some page-pix, and they seem to have posted okay, so we'll give this another go.
On from the non-rose-garden, we wandered into the orangerie. I always think of 'orangerie' as 1... Read more
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Day 155: Serendipity
Serendipity: The faculty of making fortunate discoveries while searching for other things; the instance of making such a discovery...
This morning I woke up to one of those early-summer days where the air is crystalline and the blue sky goe... Read more